North America Guidelines

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) website lists osteoporosis guidelines from around the world. Please note that the listing may not be up to date, inclusion of guidelines in this listing does not imply endorsement, and there may be multiple guidelines from any one country or region. 

References are available here. Where available a link to the full text of a guideline is provided.

If your country or region has issued osteoporosis guidelines which are not included here, or if updated guidelines are available, please contact us.

Country or Region     Title of Guideline Date
Canada 2010 clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis
and management of osteoporosis in Canada (ref 3)
United States National Osteoporosis Foundation: Clinician's guide to prevention and treatment of osteoporosis (ref 16) 2014
  American Association Of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
(ref 17)
  US Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women (ref 18) 2010
  Management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women:Position statement of The North American Menopause Society (ref 19) 2010
  American College of Rheumatology: 2010 Recommendations for the prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (ref 20) 2010

Official Positions 2015 ISCD (Combined-Adult & Pediatric) (ref 71)

Official Positions ISCD-IOF on FRAX (2010)
(ref  72)